Location: Sailboat Cove Park on Smithville Lake, in Smithville, Missouri.
Distances: 500 meter swim, 10 mile bike, 5K run
Course: The swim will be in the water to the south of Sailboat Cove on Smithville Lake. The transition area will be on a paved parking lot near the beach. The bike course is a mostly flat, out-and-back on Highways W and J. The run is on the paved trails to the southeast of the transition area. Course Maps
Aid Stations: There will be three aid stations along the course. One just outside of the transition area and two along the run course. Water and an electrolyte drink mix (Gatorade) will be provided at each aid station.
Age groups: While you will be racing in a time trial fashion, for the purposes of timing, you will be placed in the standard USAT age groups, with a few alterations for youth. 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Note: We will be following the USAT age-up rule: your age group placement will be based on your age as of December 31, 2015.